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Mental health crisis planning workshop in Alexandria

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota will hold a free workshop in Alexandria on Thursday, May 17 for parents of children with challenging behaviors or mental illness.

Topics covered will be county crisis teams, de-escalation techniques and how to create effective crisis plans. This workshop will also provide information about resources in the community.

NAMI Minnesota is a non-profit organization that works to improve the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families through its programs of education, support and advocacy.

The workshop will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, 605 Douglas Street in Alexandria.

For information or to register, call (651) 645-2948.